Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WOODVALE ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW (CI)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WOODVALE ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW (CI)
Date: 1839
Nature: New church to seat 240. £300 spent on shell by Dr Thomas Drew. £180 granted by Down & Connor Church Accommodation Society to complete work. Opened 4 Aug 1839.  (Site of present parish hall.)
Refs: Fourth and final report of the Down & Connor Church Accommodation Society (1843), 16

Name: WELLAND & GILLESPIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WOODVALE ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW (CI)
Date: 1870-72
Nature: New Gothic church with round tower, for Church Extension and Endowment Society. Consecrated 7 Mar 1872. Contractor: M Lowry & Son.
Refs: Signed contract drawings (plan, sections, elevation) referred to in contract of 23 Sep 1870) in RCB Library, portfolio 6 (illus. in www.archdrawing.ireland.anglican.org; Belfast News Letter, 12 Mar 1872 (information from C.E.B. Brett's architects cards);  Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 14, no. 154, 22 Mar 1872, 59;  John Frederick MacNeice, The church of Ireland in Belfast (Belfast, 1931), 34;  C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 48-9; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 41 (no. 84, illus.); Clergy of Connor (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1993), 108

Name: JACKSON, THOMAS GRAHAM (SIR) #
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WOODVALE ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW (CI)
Date: 1919
Nature: Oak reredos, erected 1919; executed by Thompson & Son, Peterborough.
Refs: IB 61, 19 Apr 1919, 192.

Name: SEAVER, HENRY
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WOODVALE ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW (CI)
Date: 1933
Nature: North vestry.
Refs: IB 75, 1 Jul 1933, 566; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 41 (no. 84)